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Maryville Training: Creating More Effective Board Meetings
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Maryville Training: Creating More Effective Board Meetings

Are your board meetings interesting and productive? Are you maximizing the time you have with some of your organization’s most valuable assets, your board members? Trainer Elle Benson will use the Standards for Excellence program’s effective practices to put your meetings to the test. We’ll engage in a mock board meeting and identify tools and practices for productive meetings and enhanced group dynamics.

When: June 18th, 2019
9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: United Way of Blount County
1615 E. Broadway
Maryville, Tennessee  37804
United States
Presenter: Elle Benson
Contact: Samantha Amick

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This training is sponsored by East Tennessee Foundation and hosted by United Way of Blount County.


$25 for one attendee or three for $50. ABN members and non-members are welcome to attend. 

PLEASE NOTE: To register three members at the $50 price online, please use promo code: OTR2019


Learning Objectives Include:

  • Develop tools that will make your board meetings more productive
  • Generate buy-in to increase board participation
  • Understand group dynamics to enhance board meetings  


Elle is originally from Denver, Colorado and came to Tennessee via the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she graduated from the Haslam College of Business. She completed her MBA in leadership and organizational change at Tiffin University. Before joining ABN, Elle served as marketing supervisor for LBMC, PC, a business and recruiting consulting firm, and was the director of operations and fund development for the YWCA Knoxville. She currently teaches nonprofit fundraising and human resources for the University of Tennessee Non-Credit Programs. Elle serves on the board of directors for the Friends of Literacy and the Association of Infant Mental Health in Tennessee. Elle is the past president of Young Professionals of Knoxville (YPK), and served as the curriculum chair for the inaugural YPK Leadership Certificate program. 


Cancellation Courtesy:
If you wish to cancel your registration, notification of your registration cancellation must be received by email to Samantha Amick at five business days prior to the class. Please view our full cancellation policy here.

Special Accommodations:
If you require special accommodation in order to attend an ABN training, please contact Samantha Amick at 865-313-2077 or no less than five days prior to the training you wish to attend.


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